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Nooksack Watershed Surficial Aquifer Characterization

Publication number Date Published
96-311May 1996
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Author(s) Tooley, J. and D. Erickson
Description Nooksack Watershed Surficial aquifers (the uppermost saturated zone, typically an unconfined water-table condition, and of mappable extent) are identified and characterized using existing hydrogeolgic, soils, and well information. Data are compiled, stored, and analyzed using the ARC/INFO Geographic Information System. A surficial aquifer map delineates the lateral boundaries of all identified surficial aquifers in the watershed. The principal surficial aquifer in the watershed is designated the Sumas-Blaine Aquifer. Additional maps characterize the Sumas-Blaine Aquifer thickness, depth-to-water, and water-table contours. All data files, including detailed soil property information, are documented and available for use.
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Keywords soil, characterization, information, water, watershed, groundwater, aquifer
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 01 Nooksack

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